Keegan-Michael Key Bio, Age, Movies, TV Shows, Wife, Height, Parents, Toad, Pinocchio, Net Worth

Keegan-Michael Key

Keegan-Michael Key Biography

Keegan-Michael Key is an American comedian, screenwriter and actor who is set to star in the upcoming film Super Mario 2023. He made his acting debut starring in Get Hell Out of Hamtown Back (1997), Garage: A Rock Saga and joined the cast of Mad TV during its ninth season in 2004., Keegan and his Mad TV co-star Jordan Peele also went on to star in their own show Key & Peele on Comedy Central from 2012 to 2015.

Key was born to mixed parents living in Southfield, Michigan, USA. However, he was abandoned by his biological parents when he was young. As such, Keegan was adopted by his foster parents who worked as social workers based in Detroit. Just like his biological parents, his adoptive mother is a white woman while his father was black.

Keegan completed middle and high school in Detroit. He then joined the University of Detroit Mercy where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater in 1993. Keegan then continued his studies and earned a Master of Fine Arts in Theater from Pennsylvania State University in 1996. he then made his acting debut with an appearance in Get the Hell Out of Hamtown Back. In 2004, Key joined Madd TV and gained notoriety for being cast opposite Jordan Peele’s character.

This attention gave Key and Jordan the opportunity to star in their own sitcom called Key & Peele from 2012 to 2015. He also spent nearly six seasons starring on Mad TV before leaving to star in Key & Peele. Eventually, Key landed major roles in movies like The CW’s Whose Line is It Anyway. He has even appeared in other movies and TV shows like Horrible Bosses 2, Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), Dont Think Twice and Dolemite is my name among others. In 2014, he starred in The Lego Movie and won great acclaim from the producers. These producers have now given Key the chance to star in the upcoming Super Mario 2023 movie.

Keegan-Michael Key Age

Michael is 51 years old from 2022. Was born in March 22, 1971, in Southfield, Michigan, United States. Moreover, he celebrates his birthday on March 22 every year. Keegan’s birth sign is Aries.

Keegan-Michael Key Height

The key is at an approximate height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m). It also weighs approx 72 kilos. In addition, Key has dark brown eyes and his hair is bald.

Keegan-Michael Key Parents

Michael was born to his biological father, Leroy McDuffie and mother Carrie Herr. His father was black while his mother was white. However, he grew up alongside his foster parents Patricia Walsh (mother) and Michael Key (father).

His foster parents are Detroit-based social workers who adopted Key when he was abandoned at a very young age. He also has two half-siblings from his biological father that he managed to discover and learn their identities before they died. One of his half-siblings was a comic book writer named Dwaye McDuffie.

Keegan-Michael Key Wife

Keegan is currently married to a famous American producer and actress, Elisa Pugliese. The two love birds exchanged vows in a private wedding ceremony held in 2018. Elle is Key’s second wife. Previously, he was married to a famous American dialect coach named Cynthia Blaise. The two got married in 1998 but officially separated in 2017. Keegan now lives with his family in Los Angeles, California.

Keegan-Michael Key Children

Despite being married to two different wives in his lifetime, Keegan does not currently have any children. We’ll let you know once Keegan finally welcomes his first baby with Elisa Key.

Keegan-Michael Key Net Worth

Key’s net worth is estimated to be approx 12 million dollars from 2022. His main source of income is his career as a comedian, screenwriter and actor. He is also set to earn millions from his new role in The Upcoming Super Mario Movie.,

Keegan-Michael Key Toad in Super Mario 2023

The movie Super Mario Bros. is a famous upcoming 2023 animated film based on a famous Nintendo video game of the same name. The film is also a collaboration between IIllumination and Nintendo. The story of the movie follows Mario as the main character as he prepares to race and fight against a very powerful Booster in order to put an end to his crazy plans to take over the world. Super Mario is set to be released on April 5, 2023. Key voices a character named Toad in the movie.

Keegan-Michael Key Movies and TV Shows

  • 2012 Wanderlust
  • 2013 Hell Baby
  • 2014 The Lego Movie
  • 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 Sammy
  • 2016 Keanu
  • 2017 Get Out NCAA Prospect
  • 2018 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
  • 2019 Toy Story 4
  • 2020 All bright parts
  • 2022 Hotel Transylvania: Transformania
  • Pinnochio (2022)
  • 2023 The Super Mario Bros. Movie Not yet released Toad (voice)

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